May 21, 2021
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
Friday, May 21, 2021
Inverness to launch Third Friday event May 21
The City of Inverness’ is revamping its events and cultural arts programming for the third Friday of the month. The event known as Friday Night Thunder is now called Third Friday to broaden its reach with a variety of eventgoers. Third Friday will combine a car cruise-in, variety of entertainment at the Valerie Theatre and encourage the downtown businesses to get involved in the activities. This event is designed to boost the downtown businesses and making Inverness the place to be on the third Friday of each month. It’s a great time to dine or shop at a local business and enjoy the historic downtown.
The first event is set for Friday, May 21, 2021, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join the City of Inverness and the Citrus Vettes & Camaros Car Club at 5:30 p.m. on the Valerie Plaza for a First Responder Recognition Ceremony. In addition to recognizing our local heroes, please bring the kids to check out the fire trucks and police vehicles on display. Following the First Responder Recognition Ceremony, Operation Welcome Home is asking the public to join in a send-off to new U.S. military recruits.
The Valerie Theatre will host. A free movie, Backdraft, at 7:00 p.m. in honor of our local First Responders. To reserve a seat, visit ValerieTheatre.org or visit the box office an hour prior to the movie show time.
The city welcomes all show cars and clubs to the event. The road closure in downtown will begin at 3:00 p.m. Show cars are welcome after 4:00 p.m., and must be parked in a legal parking spot at 8:00 p.m.
More information about the Third Friday event please visit Inverness.gov or call (352) 341-7820.